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Big Change Coming To Chuck E. Cheese

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the Chuck. E. Cheese restaurant chain has agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management fo...

The Mogul Behind "The Scream" Mystery

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

The mystery buyer behind the record-breaking sale of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" has been identified as billionaire Leon Black. The Wall Street Journa...

Jason Gilbert

J.B. Smoove: I Wish My Phone Could...

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

(Editor's Note: This article contains explicit language that may be offensive to some readers) When I called J.B. Smoove, the actor, writer and com...

Jessie Heyman

J.B Smoove On Larry David Is A Playboy, The End Of 'Curb,' And The Ruckus

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessie Heyman | Posted 12.03.2011 | Entertainment

Almost everyone on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" plays some version of themselves. So too with the surly, motor-mouthed Leon Black, the breakout role brought...

Wall Street's Secret Society Elects New Members

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This weekend a tight-lipped group of power brokers elected two new members into Kappa Beta Phi, Wall Street's secret society founded in 1929, Bloomber...

Buyout Boom Fallout: Hunstman, Apollo Land In Court

Wall Street Journal | Susan Pulliam and Peter Lattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jon Huntsman, chairman of Huntsman Corp., doesn't mind playing tough. He once told a hedge-fund manager that it would be his "life's purpose" to make ...

Leon Black Target Of $3 Billion Lawsuit Over Broken Huntsman LBO

Bloomberg.com | Jason Kelly and Jack Kaskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 23 (Bloomberg) -- Leon Black, founder of Apollo Management LP, was sued for more than $3 billion by Huntsman Corp., escalating the fight over hi...

Linens CEO's Bizarre Behavior Troubles Billionaire Boss

New York Post | James Covert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire buyout king Leon Black may soon make the boss of Linens 'n Things an offer he can't refuse. The embattled retailer's CEO, Robert DiNicola...

Apollo IPO Ready For Liftoff

Portfolio | Megan Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's easy to see how tempting it might be for Leon Black to take his private equity firm, Apollo Management, public right now. After all, if one group...